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Month: July 2016

FFAW Delegation meet with Minister Dominic LeBlanc

07/27/2016 July 26, 2016 Representatives of fish harvesters and plant workers met with Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc in St. John’s on Tuesday, July 26, 2016.
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Letter to Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Calling for Action to Address Challenges in 3Ps

07/21/2016 June 24, 2016 Honourable Dominic LeBlanc Minister Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada 200 Kent Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 Re:    Proposal to Address Challenges Facing 3Ps Fish
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News Release: Northern Shrimp Quota Cuts Will Impact Coastal Communities

07/15/2016 ST. JOHN’S – Inshore northern shrimp harvesters and plant workers have mixed feelings on the announcement by the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans on proportionate sharing in shrimp fishing
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Decisions needed on northern shrimp quota allocations

07/14/2016 ST. JOHN’S – Inshore northern shrimp harvesters in Newfoundland and Labrador are increasingly concerned about delays in the announcement of the fishery and the new sharing arrangement. Despite the
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Provincial Government Announces Assistance for Workers Affected by Cottlesville Plant Closure

07/14/2016 Former employees of Breakwater Fisheries Ltd.’s plant in Cottlesville have been deemed eligible for workforce adjustment measures. Information sessions for affected workers will be held in Cottlesville in the
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Notice to Harvesters: Sentinel Site – Bay de Verde

07/08/2016 FFAW-Unifor will be accepting applications for the Sentinel site in Bay de Verde. Harvesters eligible to apply are those harvesters who have historically fished cod in the Bay de Verde
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Notice to Harvesters: Sentinel Site – La Scie

07/07/2016 FFAW-Unifor will be accepting applications for the Sentinel site in La Scie. To obtain an application please contact Jackie Baker at the FFAW-Unifor at 576-7276. Application must be received no
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Notice to Harvesters: Sentinel Site – Ramea

07/07/2016 The FFAW-Unifor will be accepting applications for the Sentinel site in Ramea. Fish harvesters from Ramea are eligible to apply. To obtain an application please contact Jackie Baker at the FFAW-Unifor
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Notice to Harvesters: Sentinel Site – Carbonear

07/07/2016 FFAW-Unifor will be accepting applications for the sentinel site in Carbonear. Fish harvesters from Harbour Grace to Salmon Cove are eligible to apply. To obtain an application please contact Jackie
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NOTICE TO HARVESTERS: Laurentian Channel Mooring Retrieval and Re-deployment

07/06/2016 The FFAW will be accepting applications to retrieve and deploy acoustic moorings in the Laurentian Channel. 3Pn and 3Ps Fish Harvesters from Cape Ray to Cape St. Mary’s, decked
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